Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum
Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum
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Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum

Written by Dr. Seuss & illustrated by Andrew Joyner
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7 - 12
Reading age
80
Page count
12
Words per page
680L
Lexile measure
Sep 3, 2019
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This #1 New York Times bestseller is the perfect gift for the young artist in your life! A never-before-published Dr. Seuss non-fiction book about creating and looking at art! Based on an unrhymed manuscript and sketches discovered in 2013, this book is like a visit to a museum—with a horse as your guide! Explore how different artists have seen horses, and maybe even find a new way of looking at them yourself. Discover full-color photographic art reproductions of pieces by Picasso, George Stubbs, Rosa Bonheur, Alexander Calder, Jacob Lawrence, Deborah Butterfield, Franz Marc, Jackson Pollock, and many others—all of which feature a horse! Young readers will find themselves delightfully transported by the engaging equines as they learn about the creative process and how to see art in new ways. Taking inspiration from Dr. Seuss’s original sketches, acclaimed illustrator Andrew Joyner has created a look that is both subtly Seussian and wholly his own. His whimsical illustrations are combined throughout with “real-life” art. Cameo appearances by classic Dr. Seuss characters (among them the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, and Horton the Elephant) make Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum a playful picture book that is totally unique. Ideal for home or classroom use, it encourages critical thinking and makes a great gift for Seuss fans, artists, and horse lovers of all ages. Publisher’s Notes discuss the discovery of the manuscript and sketches, Dr. Seuss’s interest in understanding modern art, the process of creating the book, and information about each of the artists and art reproductions in the book.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780399559129
Publication Date
September 3, 2019
Publisher
Random House Children's Books
Page Count
80
Words Per Page
12
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
7 - 12 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2019033175
Lexile® Level
680L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~P
ATOS® Book Level
3.8
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
504604
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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